A theft conviction affects a person's ability to secure or maintain a job more than any other criminal offense. Theft charges follow a stair step approach. The common determining factors are:
Here is a breakdown of the most common theft charges:
These are just some of the more common theft charges. With so many variables and so much at stake, you deserve a knowledgeable, experienced, and aggressive lawyer fighting for you. Contact McLaughlin Law to speak to a Board Certified lawyer today.
A theft charge can be upgraded to a Robbery charge if:
Robbery is a 2nd Degree Felony. A person commits Robbery if in the course of committing theft he or she does one of the following:
Aggravated Robbery is a 1st Degree Felony. A person commits Aggravated Robbery if in the course of committing theft he or she does one of the following:
If you have been charged with Theft or Robbery, you need an aggressive criminal defense attorney to work on getting your case dismissed, no-billed, or reduced. As a former prosecutor and Board Certified criminal law specialist, Colin McLaughlin will give you the best defense against the State. Contact us today and let an experienced lawyer in Fort Worth help you.